Your Thursday evening news round up

Three former executives at Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts; Up to four men have been injured in a stabbing incident at a direct provision centre in Limerick; The Taliban has elected a successor to leader Mullah Mohammad Omar. These are some of the latest and most read news stories on irishexaminer.com this evening.

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Three former Anglo executives found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts

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Three former executives at Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts connected to former chairman Sean FitzPatrick.

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IRELAND

Up to four injured in stabbing at Limerick direct provision centre

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Up to four men have been injured in a stabbing incident at a direct provision centre in Limerick City.

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Woman tells of pain as image of addict brother appears online

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A woman has spoken of the pain of seeing a photograph online of her homeless heroin addict brother sprawled unconscious on a car bonnet in Cork city centre.

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SPORT

WATCH: The perfect ad to remind you why you love the Premier League

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We are a little over a week away from the start of the new Premier League season - and Carlsberg’s new ad is just the thing to get you in the mood for it all.

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PADDY HEANEY: Fermanagh betrayed by patronising qualifier system

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Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final between Dublin and Fermanagh isn’t so much a football fixture, it’s more of an exercise in futility.

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WORLD

Taliban picks new leader after Mullah Mohammad Omar's death

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The Taliban has elected a successor to leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, who has been confirmed dead by officials in Afghanistan.

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Dentist who killed Cecil the lion 'in hiding' as he shuts up shop

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A dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere as he remained in hiding amid protests at his US clinic.

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ANALYSIS

Government has simply poured money down the drain

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Ministers must know the game is up and that the ruling by Eurostat has completely removed the rationale for Irish Water and water charges, writes Michael Taft.

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LIFESTYLE

Inside the emotions of Inside Out

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The latest Disney/Pixar movie, ‘Inside Out’, is wowing both adults and children for the way it looks inside an 11-year-old’s mind. But what do psychologists think of the show? Richard Fitzpatrick found out.

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EXAMVIRAL

WATCH: The terrifying moment a man threatens police officers with an 8 inch knife

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The moment a man swung a huge knife at police was captured on film - and it’s pretty frightening.

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Everything you need to know about a blue moon

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“Once in a blue moon.” You’ve probably uttered the phrase without thinking too much of its etymology safe in the knowledge that it means something rare is going on.

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TECHNOW

GAMING

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MOVIES

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TECH

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BUSINESS

Irish economy back at 2007 size, CSO figures show

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The Irish economy grew faster than expected last year, according to official figures from the CSO - and is now at pre-financial crisis size.

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Tech firms ‘have an edge’

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Irish technology firms have a number of key advantages that could see them outlast competitors in the US and further afield, new research suggests.

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SHOWBIZ

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Ryan Tubridy to take over John Murray show

Ryan Tubridy is moving back to RTÉ Radio One from 2FM to fill the slot left vacant by John Murray's retirement.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

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Doll found in child's coffin in 'tragic' Donegal case

Gardaí have found a plastic doll instead of a body in a child's coffin after they opened the grave.

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